The San Antonio Express-News printed a front-page article today highlighting an audit that was done by the Homeland Security Department’s Office of the Inspector General.
U.S. Border agents are failing to fully enforce laws requiring U.S., Mexican, and Canadian citizens to present passports or other documents to enter the United States.
Basically, people are entering the United States without any identification whatsoever. Not only is this an illegal immigration issue, but it is an issue of National Security. In May of this year, FoxNews.com reported that Federal officials were issuing warnings of terrorist crossing our southern border:
The warning follows an indictment unsealed this month in Texas federal court that accuses a Somali man in Texas of running a “large-scale smuggling enterprise” responsible for bringing hundreds of Somalis from Brazil through South America and eventually across the Mexican border. Many of the illegal immigrants, who court records say were given fake IDs, are alleged to have ties to other now-defunct Somalian terror organizations that have merged with active organizations like Al Shabaab, al-Barakat and Al-Ittihad Al-Islami